Best Answer Danny , 12 August 2013 - 10:19 AM
1. By default the Wordpress loop will only link to internal posts, if you wish to have your post titles link to an external source, you will need to ask this question on the Wordpress forums.
2. To recreate the anchor icon that appears next to your posts title, will require custom CSS.
Read this post, should assist you - http://www.codeitpre...s-with-css.html
However, please be aware that the code provided may not actually work and you will need to use your browser inspection tools to find the correct classes.Go to the full post